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South Sudanese woman bearing tribal scarification.
Image: Andrew McConnell/imago images/robertharding

South Sudan

South Sudan gained its independence on July 9, 2011, after separating from Sudan, it's neighbor to the north. The nation has seen years of civil upheaval, which has impeded social and economic advancement.

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